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Just Blocks Away from the Historic Granbury Square and Festivals!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Two bedroom Two Bath Right Across the Street from the City Beach

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Heavenhill, built in the 1890s, is not your typical home away from home! Quirky and quiet yet so close to the square it is a perfect set up for a family, girls' weekend, or even for writers and journalists. Shelbie, an interior designer and historic preservationist, wanted to keep the historic integrity of the home yet make it comfortable for modern times.

The cottage boasts two bedrooms (Gallery Room: full Bed and Quilt Room: two twin beds) with two full bathrooms including a fully equipped kitchen, living room, and pantry/utility room with a washer and dryer. An old, enormous pecan tree shades the comfortable back porch stocked with quality rocking chairs and a patio with a picnic table. If you like to cook out…well there is also a grill for anyone to use!

Heavenhill is in walking distance to Hewlett Park and the City Beach (seriously just MINUTES!). If you like antiquing, then you are in luck! Heavenhill & Witherspoon’s Antique Mall share backyards! Located just 3 blocks from the square, you can do almost everything by foot or bike! If you like to take long walks or ride your bike then you can hop on “The Moments in Time” hike and bike trail which is right in front of Hh!

More Details

Shelbie Miller
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Shelbie Miller

Shelbie is an interior designer by day and innkeeper by night?! She freelance designs for new and old construction but specializes in historic renovation/restoration. Her husband, Sam, and their cat live on his family farm in a 1907 farmhouse that they have been restoring for many years. We run cattle and have the largest dog in the area--our horse Shotgun :)

Shelbie Miller purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Shelbie Miller chose Granbury

This home is very near and dear to Shelbie's heart. Her mother purchased the home in 2002 when Shelbie was just about to graduate from high school. After school Shelbie and her mother would go over to the property to peel back the layers of remodeling. One fun day we discovered a signature on the bead board ceiling that said: Josephine Heavenhill + Little Louise Miller Cross of the Heart Jan. 1, 1893. That was the day the little home was named: Heavenhill! For ten years the little home sat vacant and lonely while Shelbie went to college and started her own career and her mother ventured out west. Shelbie never forgot Hh since it was her first love (of old houses). Out of the blue, Shelbie's mother gave her a present in 2012: Heavenhill. She immediately put her whole life savings into this home to restore and share with the community.

What makes this cottage unique

Take a step back in time in this little gem of a cottage. Art and History come together for a unique stay in Granbury!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our family weekend here. This place is very inspiring!

-we had fun listening to old records
Nov 2014
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Granbury Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Quilt Room Bath - toilet , shower
    Gallery Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Gallery Bedroom - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


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Just Blocks Away from the Historic Granbury Square and Festivals!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 39 reviews

Charming property with a great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Hh for two nights with my husband and our two kids (5 and 7). The house is really charming--so much to look at! My kids especially loved the games, and we all enjoyed the outdoor space. The shops that are basically in the backyard were fun to visit, and downtown was an easy walk. The kids also enjoyed the playground across the street and the beach (across the street in the other direction). Really a great location! And Shelbie was an excellent host to work with. We'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Charming!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful. The attention to detail is apparent in every room. We loved sitting outside and enjoying the gorgeous weather. We would love to return! The only thing that might need an update is the coffee pot; we found it to be really slow, but that’s very minor compared to the rest of the trip. Just great!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eclectically perfect!

  • 5 of 5

convenient short walk to the square and to the park.

loved it enough to return next winter and only down side was need for WIFI available in the cottage ( as the use of my phone hot spot just never worked out ) and a television that worked more of the time with more channels, for my nights there alone) .. but did love it . and the owner was so friendly and available... loved , loved , loved it there!

Thank you Shelby!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic, Quaint and thoroughly relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

A 100-year journey back in time! What a charming way to celebrate our 49th anniversary! Quiet, peaceful, and yet located in the heart of Granbury. Great restaurants, a beach and antiques within walking distance. What could be better?

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly Delightful Home and Host!

  • 5 of 5

I selected Heavenhill because of its lovely photos and its proximity to Granbury and a Spartan race in which my daughter was a competitor in late October. Every person who crossed the threshold during our stay absolutely adored the cottage. While the photos are wonderful, the beauty and charm of Heavenhill exceeds them. An added bonus was the lovely and talented host, Shelbie, who was especially welcoming, thoughtful, and kind. We wanted for nothing, and we delighted in each new visual discovery, including the fresh flowers left for our stay. I can't wait to return with several friends who will fall in love with Heavenhill just as we did.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Heavenhill was a perfect little getaway for me and my husband. It was clean with anything that we could possibly need. Short (3-4 block) walking distance from the picture picture square of Granbury. We enjoyed the little shops and restaurants. Thank you Shelbie for such a precious stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The historic Brazos Drive-in Theatre is a must for couples and families.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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